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Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Last year’s Soldier Ride participants in Greenport for the North Fork biking fundraiser.

Local cyclists are invited to participate in a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride on Saturday, Sept. 7.

The ride is part of a three-day rehabilitative event that also includes a bike fitting for warriors on Friday and an alumni ride on Sunday.

Saturday’s community ride begins at Greenport’s Mitchell Park, with registration and packet pickup at 7 a.m., a kickoff celebration at 8 a.m. and the ride at 8:30 a.m.

Cyclists may ride routes of 15, 30 or 60 miles.

The routes end at Greenport Skate Park on Moore’s Lane.

wounded warrior soldier ride north fork
Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Last year’s Soldier Ride participants in Greenport for the North Fork biking fundraiser.

Non-riders may do a 5K walk.

All cyclists must bring a bicycle, helmet and water bottle.

The ride is held in honor of Shelter Island native Joseph Theinert, who was killed in Afghanistan on June 4, 2010.

Fees range from $25 to $50.

Registration closes at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 and can be done online.

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